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Blueshirts Come Up Short To Columbus In Home Finale; Inch Closer To Hughes and Kakko

While attempting to play spoiler to John Tortorella’s Columbus Blue Jackets, the Baby Blueshirts dropped their third consecutive game by a score of 3-2 in a shootout, Pavel Buchnevich tied the game with 6.1 seconds left, but Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky shut down the Rangers past regulation to send Columbus into the playoffs. A major bright spot for New York was Alexander Georgiev continuing his incredible play with a 39 save performance. With his performance, it is expected that Georgie will start in the last game of the season against…

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Rangers Conclude Season Series Against Flyers

The Blueshirts travel to Philadelphia where they conclude the season series against the Flyers (12:30 P.M. ET, NBC). The Rangers found themselves with two points following a 44 save performance against the playoff bound St. Louis Blues. After falling behind 2-0 in the first period including a disallowed goal, the Rangers stormed back in the second period answering with two goals in an 80 second span. Ryan Strome registered his 17th of the season and Pavel Buchnevich’s hot play continued with his 19th of the season. Buchnevich now has points…

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Rangers Net Four Unanswered To Defeat Playoff-Bound Blues

After falling down 2-0 to the St Louis Blues early, the Blueshirts were able to complete a comeback that would stall the Blues’ playoff intentions at Madison Square Garden (The Blues would clinch a playoff spot hours later). Alexander Georgiev was once again the star of the show, stopping 44 of the 46 shots he faced. Georgiev has now made at least 40 saves in a game for the sixth time in his NHL career. Most of the first period was defensive minded, but as the final five minutes came…

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Rangers Allow 5 Consecutive Goals To Pens As End Of Season Nears

After stunning the Maple Leafs over the weekend, the injury-riddled the Blueshirts returned home to face the playoff-chasing Penguins. For the second consecutive game, Georgiev was put into net following a decision by Henrik Lundqvist to rest himself to get Alexander more opportunities in the big leagues. Even if this may seem like a scary storyline for New York fans, the 38-year-old is making the right decision in placing games in the hands of the young netminder. unfortunately for the Rangers, Georgiev was outdueled by Penguins’ Matt Murray who stopped…

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Rangers Extend Losing Streak To Five With Loss Against Red Wings

Another game, another loss, another great effort from the Blueshirts. That’s the way the Rangers have been playing for most of the 2018-2019 campaign so far, and in their return home to face the Red Wings, David Quinn’s crew fell just short by a score of 3-2. The main killer on Tuesday for New York was Red Wings’ forward Andreas Athanasiou who scored a pair of goals for the Red Wings. The game was actually 3-1 thanks to Athanasiou’s second, an empty netter, but Brendan Smith scored with less than ten…

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